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CSMU SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SCHEMES

(ACADEMIC SESSION: 2021-2022)

Scholarships Provided by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University

CSMU offers the following categories of scholarships & financial assistance schemes to deserving students with the objective of encouraging meritorious students and promotion of academic excellence. Scholarships and financial assistance schemes to are available to the students for a minimum duration of one year to the entirety of the duration of their programme of study.

1. SCHOLARSHIP FOR MERITORIOUS STUDENTS

This scholarship is awarded to students based on their merit in the qualifying exam for admission to the Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes of the University.

80% programme fee waiver may be given to thosewho have obtained 95% & higher marks in the qualifying examination. 50% programme fee waiver may be given to those who have obtained 90% to less than 95% marks in the qualifying examinations. 10% programme fee waiver may be given to those who have obtained 85% to less than 90% marks in the qualifying examinations.

Above fee waiver is allowed at the time of admission and continues for the first year. For retention of the fee waiver in the subsequent years, a student has to maintain a CGPA of 9.75 for 80% programme fee waiver. 9.50 For 50% programme fee waiver and 9.00 for 10% programme fee waiver

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To be eligible for the merit scholarship, the student must be under 22 years of age for undergraduate programme and 26 years of age for the postgraduate programmes. The student must not have any gap years between the qualifying examination and their admission to CSMU. The University may limit the number of scholarships in each category based on the number of applications received.

2. PROGRAMME FEE WAIVER FOR THE WARDS OF FREEDOM FIGHTERS AND DEFENSE PERSONNEL

25% concession in programme fees may be given to Son/Daughter or Grandson/ Granddaughter of Freedom Fighters. 25% concession in programme fees may be given to Son/Daughter of Armed Forces/ Para-Military Forces/Police Force Personnel. These fee concession continues throughout the programme.

3. SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS FROM MINORITY COMMUNITIES

20% programme fee waiver may be given to the students from Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Parsi, Buddhist, Jain and Marwari Communities. This fee concession continues throughout the programme.

4. SCHOLARSHIPFOR THE STUDENTS BELONGING TO SC/ST/OBC/OVJ/EWS/SEBC CATEGORIES

20% programme fee waiver may be given to the students SC and ST Categories.

15% programme fee waiver may be given to the students OBC and OVJ Categories.

10% programme fee waiver may be given to the students EWS and SEBC Categories.

These fee concessions continue throughout the programme.

5. SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED

20% concession in programme fee may be given to students who are differently able with 40% or higher impairment. This fee concession continues throughout the programme.

6. FEE CONCESSION TO BROTHER/SISTER OF AN EXISTING STUDENT OF CSMU

25% programme fee waiver may be given to Brother/sister/husband/wife of existing students of CSMU or its sister institutes for the first year. The concession will continue till both the students are studying in the University. Concession will be considered on lower programme fee.

7. TEACHING ASSITANTSHIP FOR M. TECH. AND PH.D. STUDENTS

Depending on the requirements of University departments/schools, limited number of the M. Tech. and Ph.D. students (Full time only) may be awarded teaching assistantships (TA) of Rs 8,000/- and Rs 15,000/- per month respectively. TA will be awarded on the recommendation of an interview committee constituted for this purpose. Along with research work, TA will be assigned such no. of classes / week as determined by competent authority.

8. FEE CONCESSION TO CSMU STUDENTS JOINING NEXT HIGHER DEGREE IN THE UNIVERSITY

A student of CSMU or its sister institutes on completion of one degree, getting admitted to next degree is allowed 25% programme fee concession with a maximum of INR 30,000 throughout the programme. For diploma engineering students, who wish to join B.Tech, (Lateral entry), 40% concession in programme fee may be given for 1st year (B. Tech. 2nd year) and 25% in the consecutive years provided the student maintain a minimum CGPA of 7.00 and passes all credit courses.

9. SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES AND THEIR WARDS

50% concession in programme fees may be given to the Employee of the University/ its sister institutes as well as to their spouse/son/daughter. Extended blood relations of University employees, defined as brother/sister of University employee, son or daughter of brother/sister of University Employee arc allowed 15% programme fee waiver. (This fee concession is throughout the programme till the employee continues to work in the University or in the sister institute).

10. ASSITANTSHIP FOR THE COVID AFFECTED

25% Fee waiver in programme fee may be given to the students who have unfortunately lost their parent(s) due to COVID-19 who had been the main source of income in their respective families.

11. PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP

The University awards the President's Scholarship to the students of the University who are in need or deserve financial assistance. The Hon’ble President may award this scholarship to the deserving student of any amount or approve any fee waiver as he deems fit.

Terms and Conditions

1. The above scholarship and financial assistance schemes are applicable to students admitted in the academic year 2021-22 only.

2. 2. Scholarships are not available in the programmes D. Pharm., B. Pharm., LL.B. etc. which have intake fixed by an apex regulatory body (PCI / BCI / COA).

3. All the eligible students are required to apply for appropriate scholarship/ financial assistance scheme on the prescribed application form with appropriate documentary proof in support of application on or before the date announced by the University every academic year.

4. Scholarship schemes cannot be combined and a student can avail only one scholarship or financial assistance scheme at a given time.

5. All types of scholarships and financial assistantship will be given at the end of the academic year by cheque or as concession to the fee payable. Students must attend at least 75% of the classes held in the entire academic year in order to avail any of the scholarships or financial assistantship schemes.

Approved by competent authority